(Editor's note: As we anticipate the "New Orleans Rhythm Revue" performing at the KUVO signature fundraising event "Live at the Vineyards" on Aug. 9, 2014, we're falling in love with the funky side of New Orleans music. We hope this review has the same affect on you!)
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In the early 1960s, a young comic stepped up to the microphone in a Greenwich Village nightclub and instead of offering a predictable run of non-stop jokes a la Rodney Dangerfield he told stories and riffed on personal and social experiences. In another club across town jazz artists did away with traditional head-melody / chorus / head-style of playing and began improvising freely (think Coltrane's "My Favorite Things"). They also performed completely original and free-flowing compositions.
The July presentation of the Denver Film Society's Women + Film series features a screening of "Lucky Them" starring Toni Collette and Thomas Haden Church. Writer and producer Emily Wachtel (pronounced wahk-TELL) is in Denver for the screening on Friday, July 11 (4:40 p.m. and 7:20 p.m.) at the Sie FilmCenter, 2510 East Colfax Ave., Denver, 80206. Wachtel visited "First Take with Lando and Chavis."
At Boulder's Dinner Theatre we find that while ogres seem different than the rest of us—they're large, green, and uncouth—underneath it all, they're sensitive to the same things that we are, evidenced by Shrek (Seth Caikowski), who has been belittled and rejected once too often. As a result, he's ready to build a wall around his swamp and let the world go its separate way.